Sometimes, a simple error can cause a restraining order to be voided by the higher court, whether it is failing to swear in Portuguese interpreters or adjudicating an inverse claim by the other spouse that should have been dealt with in the other county where it was initially filed. See decision in C.F.A. v. B.A.A. Divorce Process In New Jersey We assist countless families and can personally assist you with your matter as well. Send us an E-mail or call us at (888)354-6257.
In New Jersey, men should think carefully before filing claims of domestic violence against their wives. In this Appellate Division case, neither the appellate division nor the lower family court believed a man's claims that he had been (i) harassed by his wife, (ii) confined inside his home by his wife and her sister, (iii) bitten on his arm six weeks earlier by his wife, and (iv) stabbed by his wife with a pair of scissors. It is not uncommon for men to end up defending aga
Marital Dissolution carries special complications for immigrants to the U.S., especially those who gained their U.S. permanent residence ("green cards") through marriage to a petitioning spouse (whether a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident). While petitioning spouses in such marriages are often quick to claim that the immigrant spouse had deceptive motives in getting married, this New York Appellate Division opinion clearly shows that a trial court that orders an annulme
A guide to alimony in the state of New Jersey. What is alimony? Alimony payments are periodic, court-determined payments made by one former spouse to another under circumstances where the receiving spouse needs financial support from the other party. Alimony exists to allow former spouses to enjoy a similar lifestyle to when they were married and mitigate the financial hardships associated with divorce. [However, family courts are aware that inasmuch as spouses receive a fina
Una descripción general del proceso de divorcio en Nueva Jersey Etapa 1. El Inicio de la acción de divorcio: En Nueva Jersey, el proceso de divorcio generalmente comienza con la presentación de una "Acción de divorciode divorcio". La Acción debe demostrar que el Tribunal tiene la autoridad o "jurisdicción" para conceder un Fallo de divorcio al Demandante. Esta "prueba de jurisdicción" debe hacerse independientemente de si la acción es por un "divorcio absoluto" (es decir, un
Overview of the Divorce Process in New Jersey Stage 1. Commencement of the Divorce Action: In New Jersey, the divorce process typically commences with the filing of a “Complaint for Divorce”. The Complaint must demonstrate that the Court has the authority or “jurisdiction” to grant a Judgment of Divorce to the filing party (i.e. the “Plaintiff”). This “proof of jurisdiction” must be made regardless of whether the Complaint is for an “absolute divorce” (i.e. a divorce from the